Resource management company Veolia is set to double its renewable electricity capacity, deploying solar panels across restored landfill sites.
Foresight Solar Fund and JLEN have each acquired a 50% equity stake in Sandridge Battery Storage Limited, which holds the development rights to the 50MW lithium-ion Sandridge Battery Storage project.
Danish solar PV business Obton has announced it is to double its investment in Irish solar partner Shannon Energy.
North Devon Council has unanimously approved a planning application for a 49.9MW solar farm to be developed by Aura Power.
Over 500MW of new UK solar PV and onshore wind is to be developed by a joint venture between Cubico Sustainable Investments and Peel NRE.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has unveiled an 802MW pipeline, with 275MW of this currently funded and due to start construction shortly.
By 2030, all of the world's solar resource will be economic in comparison to local fossil fuel generation, according to a new report from thinktank Carbon Tracker.
A potential 80MW acquisition - plus Gore Street Energy Storage Fund's 1.3GW development pipeline - is to be funded by the net proceeds of the company's latest £135 million fundraise.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has completed the acquisition of the c.30MW Byers Brae project for a total value of £15.6 million, plus up to £0.35 million of deferred contingent consideration.
Virgin Money has agreed a new financing partnership with Gresham House Solar Distribution, providing a £18 million revolving credit facility to facilitate the growth of solar assets.
The UK solar industry continued its sustained growth in a zero-subsidy environment, posting 175MWp-dc of new capacity in the 3 months to 31 March 2021 (Q1’21).
RWE Renewables’ first European battery - an 8.5MWh project - has gone live in Dublin, Ireland.
Members of the UK solar industry have voiced support for plans to develop a supply-chain transparency protocol to tackle concerns over forced labour.
ScottishPower has submitted a planning application for up to 40MW of solar, along with up to 50MW of battery storage and a 20MW electrolyser as part of its Green Hydrogen for Scotland project.
In the first of a two-part blog, local authority expert Stephen Cirell details the most common mistakes made by local authorities when developing solar projects, and how they can be avoided.
The British Army has hailed the installation of a 2.3MW photovoltaic solar farm at its Defence School of Transport (DST), Leconfield.
Norwegian utility Statkraft has completed the construction of its second large-scale battery storage project in the Republic of Ireland.
Solar development giant Lightsource bp has unveiled proposals for a 350MW site in North Anglesey, Wales.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund is proposing a new issue of ordinary shares at 102 pence per share to raise further capital for its development pipeline of 1.3GW.
Zenobe Energy has unveiled a 100MW project in Capenhurst, Chester, which it says is set to be Europe's largest grid-connected battery.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Andrew King and Ian Harding, co-founders and directors of Enso Energy, to talk about the key considerations for putting solar through planning, the timeline of Enso's 1GW pipeline and how government policy could support further solar development.
NextEnergy Capital has energised two subsidy-free solar farms, one of which - a 75MWp asset developed in Wales - is claimed to be the largest constructed PV plant in the UK.
As the Scottish election campaigns get underway, Solar Energy Scotland chair Thomas McMillan has called on political parties to up their solar ambitions.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund’s two Northern Ireland batteries have been completed, taking its operational portfolio up to 210MW.
Scottish clean energy developer ILI Group has announced the sale of its 50MW utility-scale battery project in Fife, Scotland to Abbey Group Cambridgeshire and YooGen1.
Global renewables firm RES has unveiled a new a pipeline of solar projects in the UK and Ireland totaling over 1GW.
Scottish Water has announed its “most ambitious solar energy scheme to date”, with an installation planned for its Balmore Water Treatment Works in Torrance, East Dunbartonshire that is expected to generate 4GWh per year.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is hailing the approval of two subsidy-free solar developments, which brings it up to its c.150MWp UK target.
Solar Power Portal spoke to Chris Buckland, technical lead at Lightsource bp about the company's role in the South Wales Industrial Cluster, developing solar and electroyser technology, and getting a seat at the green hydrogen table.
EDF Renewables has acquired two grid scale solar projects, adding 100MW to its growing UK portfolio.